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was looking for in life. >>> later today, president obama visits a denver police academy to push for tougher gun laws. then he heads to san francisco for a fund-raiser topping out at $32,500 bucks a plate. you can join the president beforehand for just $5,000. >>> out with the oddsmaker calculations on washington. immigration 40% of passing, 30% on hopes of a grand bargain deal. a 50/50 chance sarah palin will run in 2016. mark kirk backs same-sex marriage. he released a statement citing his stroke as a turning point. >>> chuck hagel is taking a voluntary pay cut. it's to show employees forced to take unpaid leave. he will give back two weeks of pay, just under $11,000. >>> the man responsible for ginsburg represented monica lewinsky in the '90s. he appeared on all five sunday talk shows on a single morning. that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. as we go to bill karins for the forecast, we have to look at this tornado video out of texas, the panhandle there. it touched down on april 1st. the twister was on the ground for five minutes. fortunately, it was a remote area, no one was
obama takes stage in colorado pushing gun control in front of denver police props. some of those denver police men are not too happen about being used as a backdrop for the president. we'll take it up with chris stirewalt and joe trippi, next we have a lot to talk about. lou: president obama tonight in san francisco on billionaire's row kicks off first wave of fundraisers for the democratic congressional campaign committee 2015 midterms, earlier the president was in denver, joining us chris stirewalt. and joe trippi. let's start with ifby may, the fact that u.s., is under imminent threat by the north korean dictator, ji kim jong-unf a nuclear attack, chris, i don't understand how we got to this place, i have heard just one elected official, peter king, say we should respond reemptively. >> you know the deal for north korea is they in the past, it has been a predictable pattern, they misbehave, and get bribed, and the kim family stays in power longer. it was a family business for dad and his grandfather, io surely they are waiting for the bribery too come, sooner or later you figure it w
further word to you as soon as we can. returning to president obama in denver, using backdrops, police officers for his ongoing campaign against guns, chris stirewalt. at who point does president hear the police officers who say, they are tired as being used add props for his campaign purposes? >> politicians of all parties and all stripes do these kinds of things, this is a little distasteful, but when you cross the line, and do it with law enforcement officers, especially as there are we heard today, officers who have real complaints about it it makes something generally icky to something distasteful. this is a danger that president has brushed up against before, but today it looks like he has a problem with that. lou: joe trippi does not look -- by this. >> i remember a president with an aircraft carrier with a mission accomplish sign. >> there was not a good move. >> chris is right, presidents, do this. president props, come on. but. i do think that fact is that 94% of police chiefs support background checks. something like 87% of the american people, and 74% of the nra members sup
was 15 years old, killed from a mile from the obama chicago home. police say the suspects wanted revenge against a rival gang and shot pendleton in a case of mistaken identity. the accused shooter faces more than 140 counts of murder, his attorney says that's extreme and that prosecutors are trying to get this case in the media. >>> an update to a story, a phoenix judge sentenced george sand toerz ters to unsupervised probation. sanders says he shot her in november at her request as it an act of mercy. she had been suffering from multiple sclerosis for many years. >>> a former nfl player is coming out and opening up about his sexuality for the first time, we're talking about kwame harris. he was outed in the media after an alleged fight with an ex-boyfriend. in an exclusive interview with cnn he talked about the challenges of hiding his sexuality in the nfl. >> you want to escape the stare, the turmoil and maybe your mind goes to dark places sometimes, but i would just say that i, i'm happy today. >> not one player currently in the nfl is openly gay but harris wants gay athletes to know
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live at the denver police academy where president obama is about to make yet another push for gun control. what's with his obsession with guns? we are going to try to figure that one out ahead. stay with us. ♪ ♪ >> welcome back to the five. does president obama seem just a little bit object setsed with -- obsessed with gun control lately, aka taking our right to bear arms away? in the last four months he and the vice-president have participated in almost 20 anti-gun events. the president himself has given five speeches and he's about to speak again in denver, but as we reported yesterday, it's pretty clear that no major gun legislation is coming any time soon, so what is he up to? is he using guns as a distraction from things like a jobless economy, a north korean nutbag and a self-inflicted p.r. disaster in sequester? greg said it was okay for me to say nutbag. kimberly, what about it? gunnings, guns, guns. it appears there's going to be no major legislative events any time soon. >> i don't get it. who are they using for the polling that they think this is a good idea? clinto
's get to the news live at 5:po a.m. at 30 rock in new york city. >>> president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy, not far from the sight of last summer's shooting in colorado, the president focused on background checks saying his goal is not to take firearms away from their owners. >> the opponents of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what's being proposed or nothing to do with the facts but feeds into a suspicion about government. if there are folks out there right now who are gun owners hearing somebody is taking away your guns, get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> president obama used a similar argument in a plea to gun shop owners. >> if you are selling a gun, wouldn't you want to know who you are selling it to? wouldn't you want to know? wouldn't you want, in your conscience to know the person you are selling to isn't going to commit a crime? >> despite the president's push,
. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. mr. obama is expected to travel to connecticut on monday to press congress to act. despite the push, lawmakers are struggling to find support for universal background checks and other measures. >> megyn: mike, thank you. mark who you heard from got national attention when he questioned the rush to pass gun control laws in the wake of newtown and the lack of discussion of what he called mental health issues. he gave dramatic emotional testimony in january only a month after losing his 6-year-old boy. >> criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named is james' law, i don't want it, i want responsible legislation, it needs to be simple, it needs to be enforced, it has to have as a tenet individual accountability. >> well, now connecticut is getting ready to vote on what is being described as the most restrictive set
campbell reports. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibited. the bill was drafte
and has been reopened with added police presence. a massive manhunt underway. police looking for two members of a white supremacist prison gang associated with even ebel suspected of killing colorado's prison chief. they say these men could be armed and dangerous. >> president obama visiting colorado to focus on its recent gun control efforts. he is looking to gain support for his own push amid strong opposition. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. the good news is colorado has already chosen to do something about it. >> here's the thing. is he ignoring the real problems facing the country? a new gallup poll shows that the economy remains the top concern for americans. unhappiness with the government second, followed by unemployment and then the federal deficit and debt crisis. gun control, all the way at the bottom of the list. just 4% of those polled say that it is their top concern. >> rutgers university wasting little time firing basketball coach mike rice after the videos of him ab
. >> reporter: president obama is speaking this afternoon at the denver police academy. he's focusing on colorado's recent passage of stricter gun laws that take effect july 1st. they include adopting universal background checks and a 15- round limit on gun magazines. those laws were sparked by last summer's deadly shooting at a movie theater in nearby aurora, colorado that left 12 people dead. victims from that tragedy will meet with the president today. some connected to the 1999 shooting at columbine high school will also meet with the president today. but not everybody in colorado is on board with president obama's proposals. what a group of sheriffs in colorado have on their agenda today when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> later today, the connecticut state legislature is expected to pass some of the toughest gun control laws in the country. the laws 0 would prevent the sale of a firearm to anyone who has do the -- who does not pass a pack -- a background checks -- check. the sale will be prohibit
ahead of president obama's speech on gun control in just a few hours. police there are sharing concerns about the president's plan to use a police department training facility and police officers as a back drop for his remarks, while promoting his gun control proposals. denver police officer dan ny wise is joining us now and he's one of the officers voicing concerns shared by many, danny tells us. officer, thank you very much for being here. so the president is going out there, he will use police officers as a back drop and as props, as critics would say. how did it first come to your attention that there are police officers in the ranks who were not happy about this? >> well, i'm on vacation, but checking social media like facebook, several officers were contacting me over the weekend and voicing concerns. over the year i've been kind of a formal and informal advocate for officers expressing issues and often recipients of alerts from the rank and file. >> megyn: what were they saying? >> there was a big concern how we were getting ourselves involved in a very partisan, political subjec
. they were found in a barn near the prison. authorities were led there after a pawnshop clerk called police. someone was pawning jewelry left in a stolen car. >>> president obama delivers his budget next week. one white house official says it will meet republicans at least halfway. "the new york times" reports the president will propose cuts to social security and medicare which moderate republicans support. but he will also propose higher taxes on the rich which many in the party oppose. the president appears to be hoping to crack republican unity. >>> and secretary of state john kerry is the latest cabinet member to give back part of his salary in solidarity with his staff. workers have to take days off because -- without pay because of the sequestration budget cuts. the president and some others will give 5% back to the government. kerry is among those who will give his part to charity for department employees. >> well, kerry's predecessor hillary clinton has inked a book deal. memoir scheduled to be released in june of next year. a source says it will not include anything about the 2008
, the president making a new push for gun control in a few hours, president obama will head to denver where state lawmakers passed tough new gun laws. the president will speak at the denver police academy, a few miles from the theater where the massacre in aurora happened last summer. >>> surprising moment from former north carolina governor mark sanford. he gave a victory speech with his fiancee by his side this is the same woman he was having an affair with. she almost never appeared in public with sanford. he's won south carolina's primary for a u.s. house seat. sanford will face elizabeth colbert-busch, the sister of stephen colbert. >>> award winning superintendent has left jail after posting bond. beverly hall accused of rewarding teacher who's allegedly changed student test scores in the atlanta public school district. she earned $225,000 in bonuses over three years for the unexplained test score game. the former atlanta superintendent denies wrongdoing. 35 other atlanta educators are indicted. 26 have turned themselves in. >>> the man in prison for the involuntary manslaughter in the case
.m. and police are still not sure who is at fault for the accident or whether alcohol played a part. >> president obama apologized for yesterday that some considered sexist it was at one of the ather ton fund-raisers the president called camela harris the best-looking attorney general in the country. today, white house says the president called her to apologize for the comment and the distraction it has caused. >> he did not want to diminish the attorney general's professional accomplishments in her capabilities and i would note that he called her in those same comments, brilliant, dedicated and tough. >> this is video from a previous visit to san francisco the white house says the 2004 old friends and said the president says women should not be judged soley by their appearance and harris spokesperson says the attorney general supports the president. >> president obama isn't the only one back pedaling on comments. the first lady is doing some explaining after a remark about her married live. >> if you're angling for salmon, wait is over. the sports salmon season opens tomorrow, reports point to g
in american schools. tomorrow, president obama will travel to colorado where he will speak at a denver police academy about the new gun control measures signed into law there by governor. joining me, florida congresswoman debby wasserman schultz. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. great to be with you. >> jonathan capehart was on earlier discussing where things stand. the "washington post" has an article basically painting this picture of a gun jam that as a result of the lobbying and pressure on some republicans and democrats, universal background checks, for example, not going anywhere. what is the next move for the president? >> i think predictions of the demise of universal background collection are greatly exaggerated and premature. >> tell us why. is there a republican senator that you can quote or someone in the house, a republican in the house who is saying that he or she will support universal background checks? name names. >> tamron, the folks that i can quote are the over 90% of americans who believe that universal background checks are absolutely essential in reducing gun vio
. police cited the driver for not having a license. martha: problems. president obama's health care law could be creating a whole new profession out there. these folks will be called, navigators, to help people with the health care law. so potentially tens of thousands of them could be paid up to $48 an hour in terms of the job description here. you get 20 to $48 an hour. that is more than six times the federal minimum wage of $7.25. the minimum hourly pay for these navigatetores would be $20. that comes out $100,000 a year if you're at the upper end of this job, if you're a navigate tore. i will tell what you that is in second. here is fox business network's charles payne. >> hey. martha: once it is described you will love what is in it, if you don't speak the language and need somebody to explain the law to you, then you are entitled to have a translator, a navigatetor who can orally interpret the law for you. those folks will get paid quite well. >> quite well. that is just one of the jobs. people come in, and you can speak english and help you figure it out. they will help you navig
the police. the man was arrested on the plane just 15 minutes before takeoff. >> listen to this one. president obama is under fire this morning for a comment that he made about california's attorney general pamela harris. he was speaking at a fund-raiser and the president said this -- quote -- "she's brilliant, she's dedicated. she's tough. she also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general. it's true. come on." the president also called harris a great friend and great supporter for many years. she served as california's attorney general since 2011 and she's considered a rising star in the democratic party. she's often mentioned as a potential candidate for governor. bet michelle is not too happy about that one. that is your five at 5. >> north korea taking their threat to a whole new level. they have now placed missiles within range of u.s. bases in the area. we're live in washington with the very latest on this developing story. >> we are hearing reports north korea has positioned two of its missiles on mobile launchers along the east coast of the country. these repor
place on friday. >>> president obama taking his fight for tougher gun laws on the road. he's going to speak at denver police academy, that's later today. and the white house says that the president believes that the country still supports new gun regulations after the shootings in newtown, connecticut. in colorado the president is going to meet with victims of the movie theater shooting in aurora and from the 1999 columbine massacre. next week he's going to take his campaign as well to hartford, connecticut. >>> well, the disgraced former governor of south carolina taking another step on his road to political redemption now. mark sanford won the republican primary runoff election for u.s. house seat yesterday. results showing him beating his opponent 57% to 43%. and now he faces comedian steven c colbert's sister in a minielection. many people thought sanford's political career was over when he admitted to an affair while he was governor. want to bring in our own candy crowley. candy, wow, what a political comeback story, yes? was this expected? >> well, yes. as a matter of fact he
in this block, if you can. >>> just days before the senate begins debate on gun reform president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy not far from the theater shooting in colorado last year saying his goal is not to take firearms away from its owners. >> the components of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what is being proposed, nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into this suspension about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners, and you've been hearing somebody is taking away your guns -- get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> i thought one of the most fascinating parts when he talked about michelle once saying, if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house and talking about this is not keeping guns away from people. that michelle was talking to the president. the president, of course, by extension unde
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on the list of things that barack obama will try and address. it's not just an issue of the public likes it, but certain segments of the public are strongly against it. a lot of police departments, not necessarily in favor of massive legalization. a lot of federal funds they won't get for drug interdiction. i don't think this will change any of obama's policies any time soon. >> let's look at the states where any marijuana use is illegal. 26 states in red, have not legalized medical marijuana, nor have they criminalized marijuana, even in more blue states like illinois, so, anna, can we expect this to ever change or perhaps change soon? >> i don't think it's going to change soon. i can see that one of the states on that map is my state of florida, i can tell you that chances of legalized marijuana getting through the current legislature, and the legislature coming in the next few years is zero to none. we have to watch what happens in colorado and washington. if they are able to regulate it, able to make money off of it particularly, if states see that other states are making money off regu
inside the car. police are on the hunt for suspects. >>> meanwhile, today president obama is announcing a $100 million effort to study the human brain. he is hoping the new government initiative will kick off a wave of research to now better understand diseases such as alzheimer's and to develop new drugs. >>> and children under 17 will now be banned from using tanning beds in new jersey. lawmakers made the move after a local woman who became known as "the tanning mom" was accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth with her. >>> and finally, the motorcycling easter bunny pulled over in southern california for not wearing a helmet. we did show you this yesterday. says it was all a big misunderstanding as opposed to what? e.b., as he calls himself, seen in silhouette and seen here in full regalia insists he was wearing a helmet. it just wasn't attached properly. police gave him a stern warning rather than a ticket this time. e.b. says they're free to use his image to raise awareness, again, i'm not sure of what exactly. so we can all be more generally aware. >> in silh
with federal gun laws facing an uncertain future, president obama ramped up pressure on congress. >> we must do something to protect our communities and our kids. >> surrounded by denver police officers just miled away from the aurora theater where 12 lives were claimed last summer, the president called on congress to do what states already had, pass stiffer gun laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives from a bullet from a gun. >> despite the gridlock in washington, 60% believe laws covering gun sales should be more strict, but stiff opposition remains. on wednesday, there was a pro-gun rally in boston, and the nra continues their rally against gun control. >> a lot of times these issues in the states are more in their face, in the face of legislators. the governors are dealing with this every day. >> 87% of americans support expanding background checks, but even that faces a tough road in congress. as for connecticut, the governor is expected to sign the legislation into law later today. the president will visit that s
in front of other jurors. >>> president obama in colorado today making his case once again for congress to take action on gun control. he'll meet with law enforcement and community leaders at the denver police academy, not far from the site of the aurora movie theater massacre. colorado just expanded background checks for gun purchases, and placed restrictions on gun magazines. >>> pope francis paying his respects to the late pope john paul ii. the pontiff made a private visit last night to john paul's tomb to mark the eighth anniversary of his death. the pope spent time kneeling in silent prayer at the tomb. pope francis also prayed at the tombs of pope john xxiii and st. pius x. >>> the next iphone could be on its way. "the wall street journal" says apple will start producing a refreshed iphone sometime this quarter. that could mean a summer release. also a smaller, less expensive iphone could be launched this year. there's demand for cheaper phones. last quarter apple's older iphone models sold very, very well. >>> all right a wild ride in a stolen taxi. a suspect fleeing from police
that hutchinson was speaking for himself, not for the nra. president obama, meanwhile, jumps back into the gun debate tomorrow. he's heading to colorado for a speech at the denver police academy. he'll be in connecticut next week. >>> today the president ha his attention on a much different subject. what goes on inside our minds. he wants congress to spend millions of dollars on brain research. lisa sylvester is here to explain what this money hopefully would buy. what does the president want? >> wolf, much the way researchers were able to map the human genome, scientists are hoping to develop actually a map of the brain. and to one day be able to turn on or off certain cells and cure diseases. the white house is backing it up with a proposed $100 million. >> go ahead. >> in this demonstration, with actor alan alda, 8-month-old kendall shows she has mastered the art of imitation. >> good. >> again and again she takes turns copying what the grown-ups do. scientists at the institute for learning and brain sciences at the university of washington have been studying the toddler and baby brain and
and hit and run. police suspect he was under the influence of drugs did not disclose anything else about possible motives for what happens. >> president obama will be attending a couple of fund raisers right here in the bay area tomorrow. his first stop a reception at the home of democratic fund-raiser thomas steyer . and then the president will attend a $32,500 a plate dinner at a home of billionaire philanthropist ann and gordon getty. both events are fund raises for the democratic congressional campaign. president obama will then attend too more fund-raisers on thursday penna atherton . with the first stop of the day at a brunch at the home of lives simmons and mark heising. with tickets costing $32,400. in this last of will be $1,000 loss to the home of marcy and john goldman before leaving thursday afternoon. we will be back [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking
early. ebel was killed in a shootout with police in texas. the gun found was matched to the crime scene in colorado. brian? >> brian: it's far from president obama's best shot. he only made two of the last 22 shots during his easter egg roll at the white house. to pour salt in the wound a group of kids bet him he wouldn't make one of the foulrn. the kids were cheering that he missed. but the president did get a consolation hug. he even looks good when he misses. had a rough day, but took the shot. we saw him hit over in kuwait, that shot around half court, so he can live off that for a while. >> steve: the stats regarding the easter egg hunt, not great. but he keeps on trying. >> gretchen: oh! i couldn't play in a lot of games of horse recently. it's always better to play pig than horse. you get to get out a little quicker, before you get -- or you get to win. >> steve: we've got an extreme weather alert for you on this tuesday. wild weather caught on camera in texas yesterday. >> 287. a couple of freak funnels. >> steve: tornado chasers were right in the midst of the super cells in nor
unveiling an nra report that suggests we should fight guns with more guns. it calls for more armed police officers, security guards, and staffers at every u.s. school. the nra also wants to loosen restrictions so teachers can carry weapons. but president obama is on the road pushing a very, very different approach. jim acosta has the latest. >> reporter: john and christine, later today in colorado, president obama will meet with victims and families of victims from the shootings at columbine and aurora. votes in congress on new gun control measures expected later this month, it's now coming down to a battle between president obama and the nra. in a hard push for new gun control laws, president obama is heading to two states still reeling from mass shootings. up first, denver, colorado, near the scene of the movie theater massacre at aurora, and where the president, one white house official says, wants to put the issue back on the front burner. on monday he goes to hartford, connecticut, about an hour from newtown. >> he believes that that passion, that urgency still exists around the coun
block of international boulevard. police think he never thought of a window from a nearby building. the man that the hospital. >> and about a half hour from now president obama will leave washington d.c. and head west. to the bay area after stopping in, brought to pushes gun control proposals. he will head to san francisco where he will stay until tomorrow afternoon. he is attending for fund raising events while here in town. >> only 53 people, including nine attackers, have been killed in a daylong gun battle in western afghanistan. officials say the fighting broke out after suicide bombers disguised as afgan soldiers stormed the court house in farah province in a failed bid to free more than a dozen taliban . the governor says the dead include 34 civilians intense security force members. >> if you're waiting until the last minute to file your taxes there is and app that can help you make the experience as a affordable. rich demuro has the details. >> there is and app that can help you file by taking a picture of your w-2. >> it is that time of year again. ♪ have you filed your
conference for you at the bottom of the hour as it happens on time. >>> president barack obama trying to rally support for his push to tighten the nation's gun laws by hitting the road. the president is set to speak at the denver police academy in about two hours. that's not far from the aurora movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people last summer. colorado lawmakers recently passed tough new gun laws including universal background checks and a limit on gun magazine size. president obama wants more laws nationwide. >>> to jake tapper, our chief washington correspondent and anchor for "the lead", he joins us now. so, jake, take us forward. what do you expect to hear from the president today? >> i think what you'll hear, don, is president obama call for congress in washington, d.c. to do what legislators in colorado have done, which is colorado, the president will say is a frontier state, a state that has a history and respect for gun ownership, but they did take some measures to add restrictions on gun ownership including universal background checks, expanding them and a ban on hig
-- >> caller: yeah. >> stephanie: or that one. >> caller: mr. obama. and the second thing is because of any -- the people being laid off because of the sequestration, i think that what we should do is take people that are important to us protectors first responders, police that sort of people and trade them for one of the congressmen so they end up without a job, and the idea that -- god, it makes me so angry. >> stephanie: that's okay, jesse. this is most of my conversations with chris. i'm like why did i call you? >> caller: there was one other thing, which -- i seem to have forgotten. >> stephanie: that's okay. jess you call back again. that's almost every conversation with my friends. i called because -- oooooooooh. andrea in north carolina welcome. >> caller: hi steph it was so great to meet you and chris in d.c., unfortunately i couldn't get through the crowd, and jacki, but at least i saw you. i was concerned there was a couple of callers this week that they seem to equate civil union with getting married by the justice of the peace. and they are totally different.
facing the defense department. and later, president obama continues his push for measures to reduce gun violence with a visit to colorado where he's highlighting the state's newly-passed gun laws. we'll have live coverage of his remarks at the denver police academy over on c-span, and that's scheduled to start at 5 eastern this afternoon. >> we have to take back media. independent media is what will save us. the media are the most powerful institutions on earth, more powerful than any bomb, more powerful than any missile. it's an idea that explodes onto the scene. but it doesn't happen when it is contained by that box, that tv screen that we all gaze at for so many hours a week. we need to be able to hear people speaking for themselves outside the box. we can't afford the status quo anymore. from global warring to global warming. >> author, host and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> at 7 eastern tonight on c-span, our "q&a" conversation with
obama on the road today. he leaves the white house after he gives his daily briefing just about noon for the flight out to denver where he will be going to the denver police academy meeting with law enforcement and community officials and giving some remarks this afternoon in denver on gun violence and the measures that congress should pass to keep us all safer. then he goes off to san francisco, lucky dude getting a night in san francisco. he will be speaking at a fundraiser for the democratic congressional campaign committee with leader nancy pelosi at a private residence and spending the night in san francisco. no briefing today. jay carney will be gaggling on air force one. we will be back with victoria jones as a friend of bill's. >> this is "the bill press show." >> bill: here we go, hour number 3 of the "full-court press" this morning, this wednesday morning april 3rdrd. great to see you today. thank you for joining us. it is the full court press coming to you live on current tv bringing you the news of the day and, most xwovrnlth, giving you a c
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